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Katy Cremer ’14 named a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow

Katy Cremer ’14 has been named a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow, a graduate fellowship program that offers financial assistance to returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Cremer's 27 months of Peace Corps service in Namibia began in April of 2015 and ended in 2017. Coverdell Fellows receive tuition remission and a stipend. Cremer was offered a fellowship

By |2019-06-18T19:02:11+00:00June 18th, 2019|Alumni, Anthropology/Sociology, Biology, News|

Sean Smith ’04 to release debut comedy album

Sean Smith ’04, a stand-up comedian based out of his hometown of Louisville, is releasing his debut comedy album, "You Don't Look Funny," on May 31, 2019. Smith has been performing his mostly observational and personal material since 2006 at clubs and college campuses throughout the midwest. The self-distributed compilation features a diverse collection of

By |2019-05-29T19:42:28+00:00May 29th, 2019|Alumni, Anthropology/Sociology, News|

Centre College honors faculty and staff at closing dinner

Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 14 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Clay Contini, Rhonda Dick, and Chad McPherson each received a Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities management employees. The award was created from a bequest by Lorette and John Horky

By |2019-05-17T14:04:36+00:00May 16th, 2019|News|

Zach Throne ’16 to debut first feature film

Zach Throne ’16, a dramatic arts and politics graduate, is gearing up for the debut of his first feature film, "Cadia: The World Within." Throne is serving as co-executive producer for the film that stars Corbin Bernsen, best known for his roles in "Psych," "L.A. Law," and "Major League," and James Phelps, the actor who

By |2019-05-13T18:01:01+00:00May 7th, 2019|Alumni, Drama, News, Politics|

Pepsico grant awarded to Centre College for third year

For the third consecutive year, Centre College has received a $10,000 grant from the Pepsico Zero Impact Fund (ZIF) to support renewable energy efforts on campus. In 2017 and 2018, Centre received support for the College's first renewable energy project installed on the roof of Chowan Multipurpose Building. The first phase of the installation was

By |2019-04-26T17:55:38+00:00April 26th, 2019|Campus, News, Sustainable Centre|

David Anderson completes marathons in seven continents

On March 31, David Anderson, Paul G. Blazer Professor of Economics, accomplished a goal 11 months in the making: he completed a marathon in Treviso, Italy, that marked the last of seven marathons on seven continents. "I didn’t think I would do the continents until about a year ago, when I had the opportunity to

By |2019-04-18T19:36:20+00:00April 18th, 2019|Economics & Finance, News|

Caroline Pellegrino ’18 pursues nursing at Vanderbilt

In the course of her liberal arts education at Centre College, Caroline Pellegrino ’18 learned that, far from preparing her for precisely one career path, she was given the opportunity and encouragement to pursue coursework in a variety of fields. Such training ensures that liberally educated students, like those who graduate from Centre, are prepared for

By |2019-03-26T20:06:39+00:00March 6th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Greek Life, History, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing|

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Centre College with 2018 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Centre College’s commitment to beautification and effective urban forest management has been acknowledged yet again with a 2018 Tree Campus USA® recognition for the 8th year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation. "Tree Campuses and their students set examples for not only their student bodies but the surrounding communities, showcasing how trees create a healthier

By |2019-04-12T16:13:32+00:00February 19th, 2019|Campus, News, Sustainable Centre|

Recyclemania: Let the competition begin

February 3 marks the beginning of RecycleMania at Centre College, a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities. Over an 8-week period ending March 30, hundreds of colleges across the United States and Canada are competing in several categories based on the

By |2019-02-04T19:55:11+00:00February 4th, 2019|News, Sustainable Centre|

Student, faculty collaborative research results in publication of “She Preached the Word”

Centre College's Cammie Jo Bolin ’16 and Benjamin R. Knoll, John Marshall Harlan Associate Professor of Politics, collaborated on research that culminated in the publication of the book She Preached the Word (Oxford University Press, 2018), a study of women's ordination in contemporary American congregations. Using data and personal narrative interviews, they tackle several important issues, including congregational support for

By |2019-03-21T15:45:26+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Gender Studies, News, Politics, Religion, Research|
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